Dried red cherries are rich in…
- Vitamin A and C
- Phenolic antioxidants (anthocyanins, cryptoxanthin, chlorogenic acid)
- B-Complex vitamins
- Iron, calcium, potassium and magnesium
- Vegetable fiber
- Their antioxidant action
- Help control diabetes
- Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer
- Assist in weight control
- Assist in maintaining healthy sleep patterns
- Reduce inflammation caused by osteoarthritis
Nutrition analysis reveals that one micro portion (28gr.) of dried red cherries contains 98 calories, 0.7 gr. of protein, 23.1 gr. of carbohydrates, 0 gr. of fat and 7 gr. of vegetable fiber.
How to eat
You can eat dried red cherries daily, either as a snack between meals with other dried fruit, or by adding them in salads, yogurt, breakfast cereal and make muesli, in fruit salads, homemade cakes as well as in dishes containing rice or quinoa.